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by Cyia
Fri May 13, 2016 3:36 am
Forum: Alexander the Great in the Media
Topic: The Sword of Alexander in the Batman vs Superman film
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Re: The Sword of Alexander in the Batman vs Superman film

If a sword wasn't Alexander's usual weapon, what would he have used in India when he scaled the wall and fought the Mallians until an arrow took him down? I always envisioned him swinging and stabbing with a sword. Would he have used a spear?
by Cyia
Thu Jul 30, 2015 10:35 pm
Forum: Alexander's contemporaries
Topic: The occupant of Tomb III
Replies: 49
Views: 20309

Re: The occupant of Tomb III

Thank you for the replies. I was aware of the difficulty in obtaining DNA from cremains, but I was wondering if scientists had managed to obtain even trace strands, possibly from teeth, especially with all the advances being made in technology. Ancient cremation likely didn't reach the extreme tempe...
by Cyia
Mon Jul 27, 2015 5:42 am
Forum: Alexander's contemporaries
Topic: The occupant of Tomb III
Replies: 49
Views: 20309

The occupant of Tomb III

Greetings, everyone. I've been a lurker off and on here for years, and I'm researching Tomb III at Vergina, namely the remains that may have belonged to Alexander IV. Forensic facial reconstruction was done on the remains found in Tomb II, now confirmed to be that of Philip II, but we don't hear muc...